Month: November 2019

Alain Locke alumnus Amber Cooper

Alumni Focus: Amber Cooper, Student at Howard University

This month’s Alumni Focus profile features Amber Cooper, a student at Howard University. Growing up, Amber attended Alain Locke Charter School with her elder cousin, as well as two aunts, who she says provided a positive influence for her regarding her schoolwork. As the eldest of four children in her immediate family, Amber says she …

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Chicago photographer Sandra Steinbrecher stands before her work, "Frontline, March for Our Lives, Chicago"

Sandra Steinbrecher Photograph on Display at Smithsonian Exhibition

A powerful photograph by Chicago-based Sandra Steinbrecher—a friend and collaborator of Alain Locke Charter School—is now on display at the world-renowned Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. Steinbrecher’s photo, “Frontline, March for Our Lives, Chicago,” was one of just 46 entries selected among 2,600 submissions for the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s triennial Outwin Boochever …

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